New Releases

New Releases consists of the latest acquisitions to the VDB collections, be they contemporary works by artists, titles that are newly-preserved or edited that are now being made available to audiences, or recently released DVD Box Sets or compilations.
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Videofreex members Davidson Gigliotti, Bart Friedman, Skip Blumberg and Nancy Cain travel to Syracuse, New York to attend an exhibition and two-day conference featuring video art at the Everson...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: documentation, film or videomaking

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In February 1970, the Freex visit the garage of the Hells Angels to informally discuss American politics and motorcycle maintenance. In this video, David Cort leads an extensive interview with the group’s president, Sandy Alexander. A five-year...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: documentation, politics

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In this short but provocative tape, recorded August 4th, 1971, Carol Vontobel “interviews” Nancy Cain who is speaking about her “coke addiction problem” under the pseudonym Nancy X....

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: film or videomaking, humor

1973 | 37:43
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This two disc title contains the following video documentation:

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive

Tags: art collective, image processing, video history

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The Videofreex document a street intervention by Turkish artist Tosun Bayrack (b.1926). The performance was to become a notorious example of the element of "shock" in contemporary art. Within the work:

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Single Titles

Tags: art history, documentation, performance

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This title documents the participation of artist Aldo Tambellini at the opening of the 1970 exhibition Vision and Televison. Held at the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts from January 21 - February 22,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive

Tags: art history, documentation, video history

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This title documents events at the opening of the 1970 exhibition Vision and Televison.  Held at the Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts from January 21 - February 22, the exhibition is widely...

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive, Early Video Art, Single Titles

Tags: art history, video history

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The Videofreex conduct first person interviews on the final day of the Woodstock festival, documenting detox efforts, clean-up logistics, and helicopter retreats. 

 

Collection: New Releases, Videofreex Archive

Tags: documentation

Life and People
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"Playing like a series of overheard conversations, Life and People grapples with communication, language, and recitation by staging common situations—a doctor’s prognosis, a teacher’s report to a parent—in the director’s signature...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: humor, language, performance